LaMesaRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for La Mesa jobs

Biology Project Manager

Location: La Mesa
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

HELIX Environmental Planning, Inc. (HELIX), a growing, California-based employee-owned environmental consulting firm, is seeking an experienced, highly motivated Biology Project Manager with critical thinking skills and a strong work ethic to join our team in Southern California (San Diego, Irvine or Pasadena office locations). HELIX provides CEQA/NEPA, biological, cultural resource management, habitat restoration, regulatory permitting, environmental compliance monitoring, acoustics and noise control, air quality and greenhouse gas, and GIS services to both the public and private sectors. Why work for HELIX? We prioritize our employees. We have been an employee-owned firm since 2004, providing employees a vested interest in the firm's success through our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). HELIX placed in the top three for environmental consulting firms and in the top ten for firms in our size range (100 to 199 employees) nationwide in the ZweigWhite Best Firms to Work For 2021 survey. Our employees describe us as team-oriented, caring, flexible, and driven by our standards of integrity. In addition to our competitive benefit package, we also have robust, award-winning wellness, professional growth, employee development training and community volunteer programs, and we support a hybrid work environment that balances the ability to work in the office and from home, when needed.HELIX offers a competitive benefits package, that includes:

  • Health Coverage (Medical, Dental, Vision)
  • Life Insurance
  • Personal Time Off
  • Bonus Program
  • ESOP participation
  • 401K participationDuties The Biology Project Manager responsibilities include managing biological resources-related projects, preparing biological technical reports and plans in accordance with agency requirements, and serving as biological resources lead during environmental review of projects by the appropriate jurisdictions and agencies. The position also will include resource agency consultation and permitting, client coordination, and preparation of proposals and related business development activities. The Biology Project Manager may be required to conduct biological fieldwork on occasion; however, primary responsibilities are not fieldwork related. HELIX is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and an inclusive work environment. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply regardless of gender, race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, disability, age, genetic information (including family medical history), political affiliation, military service or veteran status. These protections extend to all management practices and decisions, including recruitment and hiring, appraisal systems, promotions, training, and career development programs.PM21 Minimum Requirements:
    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in an environmental science, biology or related field.
    • Minimum 5 years demonstrated experience in the environmental field carrying out biological resources or similar projects as a consultant or agency staff member.
    • Minimum 2 years focused experience serving as project manager on multiple projects for a variety of clients, including direct client and agency interface, managing sub consultants, reviewing work products, and completing multiple and simultaneous tasks within time and budget constraints; management of compliance programs and renewable energy projects would not be sufficient for this experience requirement.
    • Demonstrated critical thinking and problem-solving skills as a project manager (please specify in cover letter)
    • Demonstrated experience leading and assisting with business development and marketing efforts, including proposal preparation.
    • Demonstrated experience preparing biological technical report and related CEQA reports.
    • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written Additional skills considered a plus:
      • A Master's degree or higher in biology, natural resources, or related field.
      • Strong client and agency relationships.
      • Demonstrated experience leading or assisting with regulatory permitting in California with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, and Regional Water Quality Control Board.
      • Experience managing multiple, concurrent, large-scale biological, natural resource, or similar projects in California for both public and private sector clients.
      • Experience preparing or managing biological resources technical studies in San Diego, Orange, Los Angeles, Riverside, and San Bernardino Counties.
      • Experience managing or preparing CEQA and NEPA documents.
      • On the list of County of San Diego Approved CEQA Consultants for Biological Resources, County of Riverside Authorized Biological Consultants, and/or other qualifications demonstrating high level of understanding with local agency requirements.
      • Demonstrated experience in preparation of larger proposal efforts and participation in interviews.


Keywords: HELIX ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING, INC., La Mesa , Biology Project Manager, Executive , La Mesa, California

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest California jobs by following @recnetCA on Twitter!

La Mesa RSS job feeds